[ubuntu-uk] BBC Vista Coverage

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Wed Jan 31 01:30:48 GMT 2007


I heard a review on BBC Radio 4 of vista- they called it underwhelming.
Caroline

On 30/01/07, baza <baza at themauvezone.fsnet.co.uk> wrote:
>
> On Tue, 2007-01-30 at 20:29 +0000, Colin_The_Technician wrote:
> > Check out the Poll on
> >
> http://newsvote.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/default.stm?dynamic_vote=ON#vote_vista_vote
> > Seems 78.38% of us are not intending to update to Vista.  Probably not
> > an acturate Poll as I voted 'no' three times.  Must be all those Linux
> > fans boys out there click 'no' all day. :-)
> >
> > Colin
> >
>
> Face it, Vista will be massive. This not because people will be
> installing it, after all who wants to get robbed? It's $100 in the US,
> £100 here! SCAMARAMA!!
>
> But when people buy a new computer you will be getting Vista in it, like
> you did with XP. Where linux wins is when people start to discover what
> a pain all the built in DRM in Vista is. How after it's been out for six
> months to a year there will be virus problems etc.
>
> So, rather than worrying about Vista, us Linux users should be aiming to
> 'convert' people who get sick of it.
>
> I was looking at a Vista PC today, yeah, Vista looks nice, very rich in
> eye candy, but who will care about that after they've been using it for
> a while?
>
> baz
>
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